EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

At EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum you'll discover why 10 million people left Ireland, and the impact they had on the world. At EPIC, they don't believe that Irish history should be a long list of names and dates. Rather, it should be an experience. At this interactive and digital museum in the Dublin Docklands, you will get hands on with Irish culture and its past – swipe through video galleries, dance through motion sensor quizzes, listen to remastered audio from 100 years ago and watch videos that bring Irish history to life. At EPIC you’ll discover the far reaching influence of Irish history, and the impact the 10 million Irish men and women who left Ireland had on the world.


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Family Fun in Dublin

This modern museum in Dublin’s Docklands tells the unforgettable story of how the Irish influenced and shaped the world. A fully digital museum with interactive galleries, EPIC is a favourite family activity in Dublin, as well as an essential destination for everyone with an interest in Ireland’s people, culture and history. Allow 60 – 90 minutes for a full experience of all the museum has to offer.


EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum is located in The CHQ Building, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1. Its location close to Dublin Port, makes it one of the best sites to see on a cruise-stop in Dublin. (On the way, we suggest walking along the banks of the Liffey)

By Hop-On Hop-Off Tour


The DoDublin Hop-On Hop-Off Tour has a stop at the corner of lower O'Connell Street and Abbey Street which is a few minutes walk from EPIC

By Foot

From Trinity College Dublin, the Museum is 1.1km walking distance - this is a 14 minute walk approx. The museum is just 8 minutes walk from O'Connell Street, and 15 minutes walk from Temple Bar!  

By Bike

Cycling to EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum as there are many cycle lanes in the area. There is a Dublin Bike station at Custom House Quay.

By Bus


Dublin Bus has plenty of routes passing by the museum, or very close to the museum. Plan your journey with Dublin Bus.

By Train

EPIC is located very close to Connolly Station, and Tara St Station also. See Irish Rail's site to plany your trip.

By Luas


There is a Luas stop right outside the door of the museum. The Luas stop is George's Dock.

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EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

Visit multi award winning EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum and enjoy an amazing interactive look back at the history of Ireland and the Irish people.

EPIC Museum €19.00